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What’s Your Vietnam War Draft Lottery Number?

The Vietnam War draft lottery ran from 1969 to 1972. If you were born on February 01, would your number have been called?

  • Vietnam War 1969 Lottery
  • Vietnam War 1970 Lottery
    Not CalledNot drafted
  • Vietnam War 1971 Lottery
    Not CalledNot drafted
  • Vietnam War 1972 Lottery
    Not CalledNot drafted

Read on to learn more about the Vietnam war draft lottery.

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Edward III is coronated King of England.

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Langston Hughes, African-American poet

more events on February 1

  • 1986

    Two days of anti-government riots in Port-au-Prince result in 14 dead.

  • 1968

    South Vietnam President Nguyen Van Thieu declares martial law.

  • U.S. troops drive the North Vietnamese out of Tan Son Nhut airport in Saigon.

  • 1965

    Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. and 770 others are arrested in protest against voter discrimination in Alabama.

  • 1964

    President Lyndon B. Johnson rejects Charles de Gaulle‘s plan for a neutral Vietnam.

  • 1960

    Four black students stage a sit-in at a segregated Greensboro, N.C. lunch counter.

  • 1951

    Three A-bomb tests are completed in the desert of Nevada.

  • 1945

    U.S. Rangers and Filipino guerrillas rescue 513 American survivors of the Bataan Death March.

  • 1944

    U.S. Army troops invade two Kwajalein Islands in the Pacific.

  • 1943

    American tanks and infantry are battered at German positions at Faid Pass in North Africa.

  • 1942

    Planes of the U.S. Pacific fleet attack Japanese bases in the Marshall and Gilbert Islands.

  • 1931

    Boris Yeltsin, The first president of the Republic of Russia and prime minister of the Russian Federation.

  • 1930

    A Loening Air Yacht of Air Ferries makes its first passenger run between San Francisco and Oakland, California..

  • 1909

    U.S. troops leave Cuba after installing Jose Miguel Gomez as president.

  • 1905

    Germany contests French rule in Morocco.